1683 Leutt. Epenetus Platt was taxed in Huntington, Long Island, New York. 
1690 On 9 December, Epenetus Platt witnessed the will of Jonathan Scudder in Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island. Capt. Epenetus Platt was named as overseer. 
1693 On 1 September, Epenetus Platt of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, wrote his will. "In ye name of God Amen—I Epenetus Plat of Huntington upon Long Island in ye County of Suffolk & Province of N. York in America being sick of body but having my perfect memory have made this my last Will & testamt. in manner & form following— first, I give & commit my soul to God my maker & Redeemer & my body to ye Earth from whence I was taken & for my worldly estate in manner & form following — Imprimis—I give & bequeath to my son Epenetus that accomodation of housing lands meadows pastures orchards gardens & all y't do belong or appertain to ye accommodation I now live in he ye s'd Epenetus allowing unto his Mother w't room in ye dwelling house as she desires during her natural life & ye 3'd part of all ye improvements during ye said term — Also ye s'd Epenetus to pay to his two younger Brothers Jonas & Jeremiah ten pounds a piece each of them ten pounds in money w'n they accomplish ye age of twenty one years towards their building ye alotmt. yt. I have given to my son Epenetus is by denomination a three hundred pound alotmt. — Item—I give & bequeath to my son Jonas y'y alotment or accommodation that I purchased of Tho. Sciddmore with all its rights & privileges of lands & meadows thereunto belonging being by denomination a two hundred pound alotmt. Item—-I give & bequeath to my son Jeremiah ye home lot y't I purchased of Walter Noakes ye full & whole lot which I purchased at two purchases both purchases to be delivered to my son Jeremiah w't he accomplish ye age of 21 years—Also I give to my son Jerim y't a hundred right of commonage I purchased of John Jones & whereas it is Expressed to Epenetus & Jones rights of meadow yet notwithstanding my will is y't when ye youngest accomplish ye age of 21 years ye meadow lands yt. I have on ye south side of this Island named Naguntatague Santapauge Guscumquarum Sompoams all & singular those meadow lands shall be equally divided into three parts & each brother to have his part by lot but if either of ye s'd brothers chance to die before they accomplish ye age of 21 years or without lawful heirs y'n his part of lands & meadows to be equally divided between ye other two & to remain to them & their heirs forever—Also ye land y't I purchased of Thomas Whitson I give & bequeath to my 3 sons Epenetus Jonas & Jeremiah equally to be divided between them but if either chance to die before they are of age to possess it or without lawful heirs then to remain to ye surviving as afores'd Item—All ye rest of my goods & chattels not given & bequeathed one 3'd part I give & bequeath to my well beloved wife to be at her whole disposal Item—Ye other two 3'd parts of my goods & chattels I give & bequeath unto my six daughters Phebe Mary Hannah Elizabeth Ruth & Sara only at ye division my daughter Phebes part so made five pounds better out of these two parts y'n my other daughters those 2 third parts of my goods & chattels so given are not to be divided until my two youngest daughters are grown to some competency of years or 3 months after my loving wifes decease & an equal division to be made among them only to my daughter Phebc as afores'd but if either of my daughters chance to die before a division be made then her part to be equally divided among those daughters yt are surviving viz upon further consideration— I do give unto my 3 sons Epenetus Jonas & Jeremiah one 3'd' part of those 2 thirds of my goods & chattels so that when a division is made each daughter shall have 2 thirds more of my s'd goods & chattels then my sons namely of those 2 thirds before specified not having any relation to my loving wifes part—Also my Will is yt if my wife chance to die without willing her part then her part to be equally divided among all ye brothers & sisters, for ye care trust of ye aforementioned I make my loving wife my full & whole Executrix of this my last will & testamt. to see all things done & performed as afores'd & according to her discretion in order unto which I have hereunto set my hand & seal ye first day of Sept. in ye 5th year of William & Mary Anno Dom 1693— Epenetus Plat [Seal]. Signed sealed & published in presence of Jonas Wood, John Wicks, Joseph Bayly". 
1696/7 On 12 January, Phebe Plat[t] wrote her will in Huntington, Suffolk County, New York. The will named son Epenetus (the bible of grandfather Platt), daughter Phebe Treadwell, (the bible of Phebe), daughter Mary, daughter Hannah (one of the three bibles of grandfather Platt), daughter Elizabeth (one of the three bibles of grandfather Platt), son Jeremiah, daughter Ruth, daughter Sarah. Ruth and Sarah were the youngest daughters. Hannah, Elizabeth, Ruth, and Sarah were the youngest four daughters. Jonas, Jeremiah, Ruth, and Sarah were the four youngest children. The remainder was to be divided among eight children: Epenetus, Mary, Hannah, Elizabeth, Jonas, Jeremiah, Ruth, & Sarah. Phebe was excepted because she had already received a double portion. Executors were dear friends Joseph Platt of Milford, John Wood, John Weeks, & John Ketcham of Huntington. Probate date was 24 July, 1697. 
"Phebe Piatt was daughter of Jonas Wood, and married Epenetus Platt in 1667. Their children were, Phebe, born March 19, 1669. married John Tredwell ; Mary, born January 11, 1672. married Timothy Tredwell ; Epenetus, born April 4, 1674 ; Hannah, born August 23, 1679; Elizabeth, born March 1, 1682, married Jonathan Smith; Jonas, born April 24, 1684; " Drowned at Amboy in the Jerseys March 25, 1731." Jeremiah, born November 25, 1686; Ruth, born June 13, 1688, and Sarah, born February 4, 1692." 
"Epenetus of Huntington Long Island, born in Milford Ct 1640, died in Huntington LI 1693, married 1667 Phebe Wood, son of Richard of Milford Ct b in Hertford Eng 1603 came from Eng to America 1638 and settled in Milford Ct 1639 son of Joseph of Hertford England." 
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